The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.09% 7.26% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.71% 13.71% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 14
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £28,575 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £87,450 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 248 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.64% 52.99% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 88
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
5 25 (53.19%) Citrix
5 25 (53.19%) DNS
5 25 (53.19%) XenApp
5 25 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (51.06%) WatchGuard
6 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
7 23 (48.94%) DHCP
7 23 (48.94%) VLAN
7 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (46.81%) XenDesktop
8 22 (46.81%) Veeam
8 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (46.81%) Wireless
8 22 (46.81%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (29.79%) Linux
9 14 (29.79%) Cisco
10 11 (23.40%) Juniper
11 10 (21.28%) VPN
12 8 (17.02%) UNIX
13 6 (12.77%) LAN
13 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
13 6 (12.77%) Clustering
13 6 (12.77%) Finance
14 5 (10.64%) Telecoms

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 5 (10.64%) Apache
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) DNS
2 23 (48.94%) DHCP
2 23 (48.94%) VLAN
3 22 (46.81%) Wireless
4 10 (21.28%) VPN
5 6 (12.77%) LAN
6 5 (10.64%) Network Security
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.51%) Internet
8 3 (6.38%) OSPF
8 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
8 3 (6.38%) NetScreen
8 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.38%) HTTP
8 3 (6.38%) Frame Relay
8 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (4.26%) SAN
9 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Field Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.38%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 8 (17.02%) UNIX
5 3 (6.38%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
1 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (6.38%) High Availability
2 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (6.38%) Change Control
2 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
2 3 (6.38%) Release Management
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Change Management
2 3 (6.38%) Migration
3 2 (4.26%) Product Management
4 1 (2.13%) Business Development
4 1 (2.13%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
1 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) CCIE
3 3 (6.38%) RHCE
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCSP
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 25 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (53.19%) XenApp
3 22 (46.81%) XenDesktop
3 22 (46.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) Citrix
4 24 (51.06%) WatchGuard
5 22 (46.81%) Veeam
6 14 (29.79%) Cisco
7 11 (23.40%) Juniper
8 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
9 5 (10.64%) JBoss
10 4 (8.51%) F5
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle
11 3 (6.38%) Nokia
11 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
12 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
12 2 (4.26%) EMC
12 2 (4.26%) Apple
13 1 (2.13%) Adobe
13 1 (2.13%) Symantec
13 1 (2.13%) McAfee
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago